The Nutcracker

Experience "a royally entertaining show" (The Arizona Republic) and “…an East Valley tradition…and a heartfelt artistic experience,” (The East Valley Tribune) as Ballet Etudes presents its 32nd annual production of The Nutcracker! Let Clara's magical journey surround you as she encounters life-size mice, swirling snowflakes, dancing confections and the Sugar Plum Fairy. 


A feast for the eyes and ears with colorful and imaginative costumes paired with Tchaikovsky's original score, Ballet Etudes' The Nutcracker is the perfect way to celebrate the holiday season with the entire family. Backstage tours are offered following most performances. A 20% discount is given to groups of 10+.

The Nutcracker at Chandler Center for the Arts

Tickets: $25, $29. Click here or call 480.782.2680

(Note: All patrons, regardless of age, must have a ticket.)


November 23 at 7pm
November 24 at 2pm and 7pm
November 25 at 3pm
November 30 at 7pm
December 1 at 1pm and 4:30pm
December 2 at 3pm

The Nutcracker at Mesa Arts Center

Base Price*: $25, $29 (Lap child: $6)

Click here or call 480.644.6500


December 7 at 7pm
December 8 at 2pm and 7pm
December 9 at 3pm
December 14 at 7pm
December 15 at 2pm and 7pm
December 16 at 3pm

*Additional venue fees apply